Who will regulate USP <800>?
For pharmacies, it will be up to the state boards of pharmacy and the FDA. For other healthcare entities, it becomes a little cloudy. However, overall, the respective boards for their respective practices (i.e., medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, etc.) would have most of the jurisdiction.
|API||Active pharmaceutical ingredient|
|CACI||Compounding aseptic containment isolator|
|C-PEC||Containment primary engineering control|
|C-SEC||Containment secondary engineering control|
|HEPA||High-efficiency particulate air|
|NIOSH||National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health|
|SOP||Standard operating procedure|
- US Pharmacopeial Convention. (2016). Frequently Asked Questions: <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings. Retrieved from http://www.usp.org/frequently-asked-questions/hazardous-drugs-handling-healthcare-settings